Drew Wiseman

Goga comes to GW

Watch out GW; the girls have come to play. Goga (“girl on girl action”) is a new all-female improv troupe founded early this year by junior Heather Fink. Utilizing classic improv techniques and a sharp sense of hilarity, the new group certainly packs a punch. Goga, which consists of 10 women, will perform its third […]

Protesters disrupt live CNN show

Protesters attempted to disrupt Thursday’s “Crossfire” broadcast in the Jack Morton Auditorium by clapping, blowing whistles and chanting “GWU exploits workers.” Almost 30 demonstrators, who did not appear to be students, were escorted from the audience as the show cut to a commercial for its national audience. “Crossfire” Executive Producer Sam Feist said the incident […]

Zoning Board delays ruling on ESIA

GW is “brainstorming” changes to its Elliott School plans after the D.C. Zoning Commission decided Monday that the University has not offered enough amenities to the surrounding neighborhood. Foggy Bottom residents also argued at the Zoning Commission meeting Monday that students should not be permitted to live in the residential portion of the 1957 E […]

CNN moves to campus

CNN’s “Crossfire” will call GW home beginning April 1, when the political talk show will begin broadcasting daily from the Media and Public Affairs building, GW announced Wednesday. Vice President for Communication Mike Freedman said University and CNN officials signed a contract Tuesday night that is renewable for up to six years. The deal will […]

Students mix beer and bible at LuLu’s bar

About 200 students packed Lulu’s Club Mardi Gras Tuesday night, sharply dressed with drinks in hand. What distinguished the scene from a typical Thursday night? The topic of conversation was God. The bar played host to the Newman Center’s Father Rob Panke for “Theology on Tap,” a free event for young adults to discuss religion. […]

INS detains possible GW student

A man identified as a possible GW student was arrested Monday night at the Pentagon for falsely identifying himself and is being held for immigration violations, according to court records. The man, whose United Arab Emirates passport identifies him as 23-year-old Sultan Rashed Sultan Jasmon Alzaabi, was riding in a tow truck on an off-limits […]

Former professor says his lawsuit harms GW

A former computer engineering professor who sued GW when he was denied tenure a decade ago says that a court ruling that denied him a position at GW harms the University. But GW officials disagree. Apostolos Kakaes, a former professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, was denied tenure in 1993. He then […]

GW logo gets makeover

GW will get a new look for George Washington’s birthday that administrators hope will unify the image of different campus departments and reproduce more readily for advertising. Featuring a portrait of the University’s namesake, the new logo will be unveiled at a ceremony Feb. 22. It has already appeared on some advertisements and promotional material. […]

Hospital to open in August

GW Hospital CEO Daniel McLean promised residents lampposts, trees and tidiness around the new hospital site between 23rd Street and New Hampshire Avenue at a Foggy Bottom Association meeting Monday night. He said the hospital construction is on schedule and patients are scheduled to be moved in Aug. 16. About 100 people attended the meeting […]